Treasury management strategy report 2016-17

Treasury management strategy for 2016/17

The strategy for 2016-17 covers two main areas:

Capital issues

  • prudential indicators
  • the minimum revenue provision (MRP) policy (Annex C)

Treasury management issues

  • the current treasury position
  • treasury indicators which limit our treasury risk and activities
  • prospects for interest rates
  • the borrowing strategy
  • policy on borrowing in advance of need
  • debt rescheduling
  • the investment strategy (Annex A)
  • creditworthiness policy (Annex B)
  • policy on use of external service providers
  • treasury management glossary of terms (Annex D)

These elements cover the requirements of the Local Government Act 2003, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) Prudential Code, Communities and Local Government (CLG) MRP Guidance, the CIPFA Treasury Management Code and CLG Investment Guidance.